Zinc Chloride

Name: Zinc Chloride

How is this medicine (Zinc Chloride) best taken?

Use zinc chloride as ordered by your doctor. Read all information given to you. Follow all instructions closely.

  • It is given as an infusion into a vein over a period of time after being added to fluids.

What do I do if I miss a dose?

  • Call your doctor to find out what to do.

If OVERDOSE is suspected

If you think there has been an overdose, call your poison control center or get medical care right away. Be ready to tell or show what was taken, how much, and when it happened.

Adverse Reactions

<1% (Limited to important or life-threatening): Dyspepsia, hypotension, jaundice, leukopenia, nausea, neutropenia, pulmonary edema, vomiting

Pregnancy Risk Factor C Pregnancy Considerations

Zinc crosses the placenta and can be measured in the cord blood and placenta. Fetal concentrations are regulated by the placenta (de Moraes, 2011).

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